I am a BCBA, ask me what I do.

I am a BCBA, ask me what I do.

Behavior Analysis Behavior analysis is the science of analyzing behavior and, for this blog, human behavior. Behaviorism believes people engage in behavior due to the consequences. There are two types of consequences, punishment, and reinforcement. In simple terms,...
April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness month and during this month, The Key will discuss topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We will provide an overview of the diagnostic criteria, clinical tips & strategies. Providing accessible and relatable information for...

What is a School Psychologist?

What is a School Psychologist? I get asked this question, whenever I tell someone that I am a school psychologist.  In most school districts across the United States, school-based mental health, special education, and administration teams are not complete without...

The ABCs of Behavior Analysis

Introduction As a behavior analyst, I look at behaviors as a science that impacts the way I present information related to child development. Because of this, I believe it is vital that I start with a clear description of how behavior analysts look at behavior and...

Culture & Applied Behavior Analysis

  Culture, diversity and applied behavior analysis (ABA)  are words that are recently beginning to be in conversations together. In 2016, I wrote a short blog on cultural responsiveness and applied behavior analysis (ABA). Over time I’ve thought more about the...